as they told abc7 news reporter katie marzullo, it was expensive, but well worth it, to join the super bowl party in new orleans. ♪ >> in new orleans it's always a party, but something feels different now, special. >> go niners! >> yeah, niners! >> go niners! >> 49er fans have arrived in mass numbers and they all have a tale to tell of how they got here. the devaneys are from sacramento. michael went online before the game was over and his family's fate was sealed. >> i knew about a minute, minute and a half they were going so i bought the ticket. i said we will worry about the arrangements later. it didn't we tried to get flights, but we work out. couldn't, so we said we are driving. >> we decorated the car on the way here. the whole way here we were getting honks and it was a lot of fun. >> joe senior is here from san francisco. he's a season ticketholder and maybe the world's most generous niner fan. >> i was picked in the lottery. i gave my two tickets to my son and daughter and i bought mine. >> his cost $1,400.00. it is on the 50-yard line.